Studies type:

Bachelor's Degree Programs

Study mode:

online, full-time, part-time

Study duration:

3 years (6 semesters)

Location:

Warszawa

Language of studies:

Polish, English

University:

AFiB Vistula

  • DESCRIPTION OF THE STUDIES
    Working in the financial sector, due to its key role in shaping the national economy, is not only prestigious and responsible, but also requires specialised knowledge, and a set of practical skills.

    Finances and Accounting at Vistula University has been designed for students who have a knack for mathematics and logical thinking, as well as for those who are interested in all things economic and connected with large-scale developments. The Finances and Accounting programme at Vistula University holds the prestigious ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) accreditation. Graduates of the ACCA sub-major will gain the title of international-class specialists in corporate financial management.

    The aim of the Bachelor’s programme is to equip you with the necessary knowledge of income planning, calculating enterprise profitability, ensuring your own or your company’s solvency, costs calculation and tax management, as well as booking the financial operations of a corporation. All this to best prepare you to work in many responsible positions as a manager in banks, financial institutions, and consulting firms.

    Finances and Accounting is also available as a distance learning programme. If you choose the distance option, , you will be able to complete 60% of the courses over the Internet, from anywhere on the globe. Find out more about distance learning here.

  • ABOUT PROGRAMME
    The curriculum of Finances and Accounting (Bachelor’s programme) is aimed at helping you develop in the sub-major of your choice. Each of the five sub-majors is closely related to the needs of the modern economy, and gives you the opportunity to gain specialised knowledge. As a student, you can choose the courses and sub-major that interests you, after gaining a basic knowledge of economics.

    The curriculum is taught by our expert faulty, which includes accomplished Vistula University lecturers, as well as professional practitioners – business leaders, and state administration. This ensures that you will not only gain theoretical knowledge, but learn how to apply it in the real world as well.

    The three-year programme is aimed at expanding your knowledge and skills in finances and accounting:

    When it comes to finances, the studies will help you understand the inner workings of the financial sectors and banking activities.

    When it comes to accounting, the studies will introduce you to the world of financial settlements, and will be your first step towards becoming e.g. an accountant.

    INTERNSHIP
    At Vistula University, practical applications of taught material come first, and over the course of your three-year studies, you will have the opportunity to do an internship aimed at helping you polish your practical skills, and preparing you to work in the financial sector.

    EXPERTISE
    Studying at Vistula University will provide you with the knowledge necessary, to quickly become an expert on finances and accounting.

    • List of obligatory classes for all sub-majors, introducing you to the world of economics
      • IIntroduction to economics
      • Socio-economic analysis
      • Micro-economics 1
      • Macro-economics 1
      • Introduction to management
      • Mathematics 1
      • Descriptive statistics
      • Mathematics 2 (financial)
      • Mathematical statistics
      • Enterprise
      • Information technologies
      • Introduction to law
      • Social psychology
      • Foreign language 1-2
      • Physical education
      • Occupational safety
    • Classes which are part of the major, introducing aspects of finances and accounting
      • Introduction to finances
      • Introduction to accounting – business accountant
      • Finances 1 – Public  and Local  Authority finances
      • Finances 2 – International finances, EU finances
      • International finances and EU finances
      • Accounting 1 – Accounting organisation and documentation
      • Accounting 2 – Bank accounting, Insurance accounting
      • Bank accounting
      • Insurance accounting
      • Financial accounting
      • Banking – introduction to banking, banking risk
      • Introduction to econometrics
      • Banking risk
      • Corporate finances
      • Insurances
  • The Finances and Accounting programme enables you to gain specialist knowledge of your chosen area of the economy, especially finances and accounting, by offering you no less than six sub-majors.

    SUB-MAJOR: BANKING
    You will gain specialist knowledge of the principles governing the banking sector aimed at commercial services. You will learn more about the banking system, its institutions, and financial phenomena occurring in the market economy, as well as learning about banking services and products.

    • List of classes in the banking sub-major
      • Banking system
      • Banking
      • Banking operations
      • Credit risk management
      • Information systems in banking
      • Electronic banking

    SUB-MAJOR: INSURANCES
    You will learn the skills necessary for professional work in the insurance sector, as well as in risk management, using insurance instruments. You will gain the theoretical basis necessary, to proficiently navigate the field of economic insurance.

    • List of classes in the insurances sub-major
      • Introduction to the legal and organisational aspects of insurances
      • Life insurances
      • Social insurances
      • Insurance market institutions
      • Category 2 insurances

    SUB-MAJOR: FINANCES AND FINANCIAL MARKETS
    By choosing this sub-major, you will gain the knowledge, skills, and competencies from the area of finance, accounting, and the workings of financial markets. You will learn in detail about their mechanisms, instruments, actors, and the relations between them. You will learn the inner workings of the domestic and international financial market, and what are the institutional and capital relations of the field.

    • List of classes in the finances and financial markets sub-major
      • Corporate strategies on the monetary and capital markets
      • Forms of business financing
      • Financial investments
      • Credit risk management
      • International financial settlements
      • Currency markets

    SUB-MAJOR: FINANCE AND FINANCIAL MARKET – INVESTMENT CAPITAL MARKET
    This sub-major is only available as a full-time programme in English. You will gain useful knowledge, to help you when working at a stock exchange.

    • List of classes in the finance and financial market – investment capital market sub-major
      • Company strategies for monetary and capital markets
      • Forms of business financing
      • Financial investments
      • Credit Risk management
      • International financial settlement
      • Currency markets
      • Analysis & valuation of Financial instruments I – Equity Investments,
      • Fixed Income
      • Analysis & valuation of Financial instruments I – Derivatives,
      • Alternative Investments
      • Ethical and Professional Standards
      • Financial reporting & analysis

    SUB-MAJOR: ACCOUNTING AND TAXES
    You will gain the basic knowledge of the accounting system, its functions, types, principles and techniques of accounting – especially of the international kind. You will learn about taxes and their types, their role in the public budget, and the budget of the entities paying them. You will be able to use your knowledge, when conducting SWOT analyses, related to founding a new company.

    • List of classes in the accounting and taxes sub-major
      • Introduction to accounting – business accountant
      • SME accounting
      • International accounting
      • Financial reporting
      • Financial report analysis
      • Polish tax system and introduction to tax accounting
      • VAT in accounting and VAT settlements
      • Financial accounting
      • Corporate finances – finance management

    SUB-MAJOR: ACCA ACCOUNTING AND TAXES
    ACCA Accounting and Taxes is a unique sub-major, established as a result of Vistula University’s obtaining accreditation from the prestigious ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).. ACCA is one of the most prestigious professional qualifications from the area of finance and accounting, prized by employers worldwide. Holding it, increases your chance of promotion to a management position and professional success. ACCA is one of the largest and most important international certification organisations in this field. It operates in 180 countries, and numbers more than 450 thousand students.

    This sub-major will enable you to gain the title of ‘international-class specialist in corporate financial management’. The curriculum and exams are compliant with both university standards regarding taxes and accounting, as well as ACCA guidelines. As a graduate, you will receive a diploma, issued by Vistula University, together with a supplement confirming that you passed your chosen ACCA examinations.

    • List of classes in the ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) accounting and taxes sub-major
      • Introduction to accounting – business accountant
      • SME accounting (Small and Medium Enterprises)● International accounting
      • Financial reporting
      • Financial report analysis
      • Polish tax system and introduction to tax accounting
      • VAT in accounting and VAT settlements
      • Financial accounting
      • Managerial accounting 1
      • Economic law
      • Company effectiveness management
      • Audits and corporate governance in companies
  • prof. dr hab. Jan Sulmicki

    W latach 1986-1992 oraz 1997-2002 był doradcą prezesa Narowowego Banku Polskiego. W latach 1990-1992 był członkiem rady nadzorczej PBK, z kolei w latach 1992-1997 był przedstawicielem Polski w radzie nadzorczej Banku Światowego w Waszyngtonie, a 1997-2000 wiceministrem w Rządowym Centrum Studiów Strategicznych. Specjalista w zakresie m.in: długookresowych zmian w gospodarce światowej, rynku finansowego oraz integracji europejskiej. Autor ponad 100 prac naukowych.

    Associate Professor Mirosław Bojańczyk

    Mirosław is a long time lecturer at the Warsaw School of Economics in Warsaw, as well as other universities. He is a veteran economics theorist and practitioner, with more than 20 years of experience. His research tackles the functioning of the capital markets, investment funds, business valuation, controlling, as well as corporate finances and accounting. Mirosław possesses a wealth of practical experience. He has worked, among others, as Head Accountant in a number of companies, the President of one of the National Investment Funds, Vice-Chair of the General Pension Society, and a Member of the Polish Securities Commission. He has been a member of numerous supervisory boards, including the Polish Bank of Development and Isolation in Zduńska Wola. He has also authored more than 70 publications in Polish and English.

    Marek Kulczycki, PhD

    Management Board Member, acting in the capacity of President of the Management Board of FM PBP SA, Doctor of Economics (1976), a graduate of the Faculty of International Trade of the Warsaw School of Economics. From 1971 to 1980, he was a teaching and research fellow at the Warsaw School of Economics. Marek has authored dozens of research papers, text books, and books on economics and finance. He was employed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in Vienna (1980–1986). He was also Department Head in the Ministry of Foreign Trade (1987–1991), being responsible for Poland’s collaboration with OECD countries. In 1991, he was Under-Secretary of State in the Ministry of Industry and Trade. In May 1992, he was employed by the Polish-American Enterprise Fund, where he led a loan programme for small and medium enterprises.

    prof. dr hab. Juliusz Kotyński

    W latach 2002-2006 radca generalny w Departamencie Polityki Finansowej, Analiz i Statystyki. Odznaczony Srebrnym Krzyżem Zasługi (1987r.) W działalności naukowej zajmuje się badaniami teoretycznymi i empirycznymi z dziedziny handlu międzynarodowego, finansów, polityki ekonomicznej Polski i Unii Europejskiej oraz europejską integracją gospodarczą i finansową. W marcu 2015 r. został wybrany na członka Komitetu Prognoz „Polska 2000 Plus” przy Prezydium PAN na kolejną kadencję – na lata 2015-2018. W latach 2013-2015 uczestniczy w cyklu badań, debat i publikacji „Forum Myśli Strategicznej” Polskiego Towarzystwa Myśli Strategicznej i Polskiego Towarzystwa Ekonomicznego.

    dr hab. Michał Kruszka

    Zastępca dyrektora Departamentu Analiz i Współpracy z Zagranicą Urzędu Komisji Nadzoru Finansowego, członek Kapituły Konkursu o Nagrodę Przewodniczącego KNF za najlepszą pracę doktorską z zakresu rynku finansowego. Były członek prezydium zarządu Polskiego Towarzystwa Ekonomicznego w Poznaniu. Specjalista z zakresu analizy rynków finansowych, interakcji rynków finansowych ze sferą realną oraz międzynarodowego świadczenia usług.

    dr hab. Ryszard Michalski

    Dyrektor Instytutu Badań Rynku, Konsumpcji i Koniunktur. Absolwent Wydziału Handlu Zagranicznego SGPiS/SGH. W latach 1988-1995 był wiceministrem finansów. Od lipca 2002 r. do maja 2004 r. był w Ministerstwie Finansów odpowiedzialny za negocjacje finansowe z Unią Europejską, zarządzanie długiem publicznym i współpracę z Narodowym Bankiem Polskim.

    dr hab. Krzysztof Rybiński

    Były rektor Akademii Finansów i Biznesu Vistula, obecnie rektor i profesor New Economic University w Ałma Acie w Kazachstanie. Były wiceprezes Narodowego Banku Polskiego, członek Komisji Nadzoru Finansowego, unijnego Komitetu Ekonomiczno – Finansowego i wicegubernator Banku Światowego. Autor publikacji m.in w Financial Times, The Economist i Wall Street Journal. W minionych 5 latach prof. Rybiński przeprowadził ponad 100 wykładów gościnnych dla przedstawicieli z otoczenia społeczno-gospodarczego w kraju i za granicą.

    dr hab. Oskar Kowalewski

    Należy do czołówki światowych ekspertów z zakresu ekonomii. Profesor AFiBV, wykładający również gościnnie na zagranicznych Uniwersytetach. Autor wielu artykułów naukowych. W 2012 r. jako pierwszy Polak został zaproszony do kolegium redakcyjnego czasopisma Family Business Review. Laureat wielu nagród, w tym w 2014 r. otrzymał po raz pierwszy w historii konkursu I nagrodę Prezesa Narodowego Banku Polskiego za rozprawę habilitacyjną. Biegle posługuje się językiem angielskim, niemieckim i hiszpańskim.

    dr inż. Barbara Karlikowska

    Absolwentka SGGW. Ukończyła również Polsko – Brytyjskie Studia Ubezpieczeniowe oraz uzyskała uprawnienia Brokera Ubezpieczeniowego. Od 1998 r. jest nauczycielem akademickim. Autorka i współautorka wielu publikacji naukowych z zakresu zarządzania ryzykiem. Uczestnik grantu MNiSW – Innowacyjna Polska w Europie 2020 r.

    dr Krystyna Mościbrodzka

    Zastępca kierownika Katedry Finansów i Rachunkowości oraz przewodnicząca Komisji ds. Programów Kształcenia i Zapewnienia Jakości w Akademii Finansów i Biznesu Vistula. Specjalizuje się w zakresie form finansowania przedsiębiorstw oraz ocenie projektów inwestycyjnych i kondycji finansowej banków i przedsiębiorstw. Od wielu lat zajmuje się badaniami naukowymi w Instytucie Finansów, z którym związała się od 1996 r. Prace dyplomowe jej studentów były wielokrotnie nagradzane.

    dr hab. Maciej Dudek

    Profesor nadzwyczajny Akademii Finansów i Biznesu Vistula oraz Instytutu Nauk Ekonomicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk. Stopień doktora w dziedzinie nauk ekonomicznych uzyskał w Massachusetts Institute of Technology w 1999 r. W 2010 r. otrzymał stopień doktora habilitowanego w SGH w Warszawie. Pracował m.in w Narodowym Banku Polskim, w University of South Florida czy na Purdue University. Reprezentował Polskę w Europejskim Banku Centralnym we Frankfurcie. Autor wielu książek poświęconych makroekonomii i polityce gospodarczej.

    dr hab. Leszek Morawski

    W 1999 r. uzyskał stopień doktora nauk ekonomicznych, a w 2014 r. stopień doktora habilitowanego na Wydziale Nauk Ekonomicznych Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. Jest współautorem mikrosymulacyjnego modelu podatkowo-zasiłkowego SIMPL oraz modułu dla Polski europejskiego modelu podatkowo-zasiłkowego EUROMOD realizowanych wspólnie z naukowcami z University of Essex (ISER), IZA i DIW. W latach 1999-2001 współpracował z Ministerstwem Łączności oraz Urzędem Regulacji Telekomunikacji w zakresie oceny polityk cenowych operatorów sieci komórkowych. W latach 2005-2010 współpracował z Ministerstwem Pracy i Polityki Społecznej w zakresie oceny efektów dystrybucyjnych polityk podatkowo-zasiłkowych. Autor wielu publikacji naukowych. Członek komitetu redakcyjnego czasopisma „Studia Ekonomiczne”.

    dr Zdzisław Rapacki

    Ekonomista i absolwent Wydziału Handlu Zagranicznego SGPiS /SGH/. Specjalny Przedstawiciel Dyrektora Międzynarodowej Organizacji Pracy ds. Gruzji. W latach 1996-2004 Dyrektor Biura Spraw Międzynarodowych w Kancelarii Prezydenta RP a w latach 2004-2010 Ambasador i Stały Przedstawiciel RP przy Biurze NZ w Genewie. Minister Pełnomocny Ambasady PR w Londynie, Stały Przedstawiciel Polski przy Międzynarodowej Organizacji Turystyki w Madrycie i II Sekretarz w Tokio. Odznaczony m.in. Komandorią Francuskiej Legii Honorowej, Wielkim Krzyżem Zasługi Chile, Komandorią Pogoni i Orderem Wielkiego Ks. Gedymina, Komandorią Orderu Wschodzącego Słońca Japonii.

    dr hab. Jolanta Zombirt

    Specjalistka w zakresie nowych technik finansowych, zarządzania ryzykiem bankowym w kontekście ewolucji regulacji bankowych i strategii banków w dobie golobalizacji rynków finansowych. W latach 1976-1991 związana z Centralą Handlu Zagranicznego Budownictwa BUDIMEX. W 1993 r. była doradcą ministra (Jana Krzysztofa Bieleckiego) w Biurze ds. Integracji Europejskiej oraz Pomocy Zagranicznej. W 1994 r. była doradcą prezesa Powszechnego Banku Kredytowego, a w 1996 r. prezesa Banku Handlowego w Warszawie. W latach 2002-2007 pracowała jako główny specjalista ds. Rozwoju Rynków Finansowych w Departamencie Systemu Finansowego Narodowego Banku Polskiego. Jest również kierownikiem Zakładu Systemu Finansowego UE w Instytucie Europeistyki UJ.

  • THE BEST IN PRACTICE
    The curriculum of Finances and Accounting has been designed to provide you with the greatest choice of sub-majors and financial sector fragments, with which you would want to specialise and work, professionally.

    See for yourself that Vistula is the best University in practice. Find out the benefits of studying Finances and Accounting.

    BENEFITS OF STUDYING FINANCES AND ACCOUNTING

    Expert knowledge
    Specialised sub-majors enable you to gain the knowledge that interests you, and best develops you towards your professional future. You will be taught by accomplished practitioners working in the industry.

    Global possibilities
    A world-class curriculum, continued collaboration with foreign students, and the opportunity to attend courses taught in English – this means that this programme will prepare you to take up work abroad, if you so desire.

    Prestigious accreditation
    All graduates of Finance and Accounting at Vistula University, receive a diploma, confirming that they have passed five out of nine fundamental ACCA examinations. ACCA is one of the most prestigious professional qualifications from the area of finance and accounting, prized by employers worldwide. Holding it, will increase your chances of receiving a promotion to a managerial position, along with achieving professional success.

    A business approach
    The classes are taught by accomplished practitioners, and this ensures that you will not only gain theoretical knowledge, but also learn how to apply it in the real world, as well. Our faculty’s extensive experience, and the opportunity to start networking during internships, are sure to bear fruit and help you find employment and professional satisfaction.

    JOB OPPORTUNITIES
    Graduates of Finances and Accounting can expect to work in many interesting and well-paying positions in various institutions. Your future position depends on the sub-major you choose.

    • Accounting and finance
      • accounting firms,
      • real estate firms,
      • consulting firms,
      • tax counselling,
      • notarial and execution offices.
    • Finances and financial markets
      • investment funds,
      • leasing firms,
      • factoring firms,
      • banks,
      • The stock exchange.
    • Insurance
      • insurance companies,
      • insurance intermediaries,
      • insurance brokers,
      • companies dealing in claims adjustment,
      • banks,
      • Financial Ombudsman office,
      • KNF, ZUS, PTE and OFE.
    • Banking
      • large commercial banks,
      • local co-operative banks,
      • Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego,
      • The Polish Bank Association,
      • The National Bank of Poland,
      • credit intermediaries and counselling institutions.
    • Finance and financial markets – investment capital markets
      • investment funds,
      • leasing firms,
      • factoring firms,
      • banks,
      • The Stock Exchange.
    • ACCA accounting and taxes
      • accounting firms,
      • real estate firms,
      • consulting firms,
      • tax counselling,
      • notarial and execution offices,
      • companies.
  • Tuition fee for full-time and part-time studies (including mobile studies) (BA/MA) in Polish – students from outside the EU

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    Full-time and part-time studies 120 € 1 450 € 775 €

    * Citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Ukraine as well as all South American countries are subject to the same fees as EU citizens.

    Tuition fee for full-time studies (BA/MA) in English – EU citizens*

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    Full-time and part-time studies 120 € 2 500 € 1 350 €

    * Citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Ukraine as well as all South American countries are subject to the same fees as EU citizens.

    Tuition fee for full-time studies (BA/MA) in English – citizens from outside the EU*

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    Full-time and part-time studies 200 € 3 500 € 1 850 €

    * This does not apply to the students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Ukraine as well as all South American countries.

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